The American Dream is often depicted with white-picket fences, a nuclear family, and a sprawling yard to play in. But unfortunately one of those things is terrible for the environment. Suburban lawn culture is awfully unsustainable, so today we’re going to dive into exactly why that is and what you can do instead.
DO NOT USE PESTICIDES. It’s not only the large agribusinesses use of pesticides that are killing the bees, even small amounts of your over the counter pest killers can be horrible for the local bee population
In Daoism there is a concept called Wu Wei, which roughly means a cultivated state of effortless action. Xeriscaping can be thought of as this idea for your lawn, carefully cultivating a low maintenance gardening setup through planting choices and eco-landscaping design. And of course, no watering!